Obituaries

Jeffrey F. McCanna

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Jeffrey F. McCanna, of West Lebanon, N.H., died Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a bout with chronic illness. He was 65. McCanna was defined by his charm, wry wit, good looks and blistering smarts. His mother called him the Walking Encyclopedia. And she was right. Throughout the Connecticut River Valley, McCanna was well known as a commercial loan officer. …

Jeanne B. Fifield

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Jeanne B. Fifield, 67, of Concord, formerly of Pembroke, Manchester, Enfield and West Canaan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Epsom HealthCare Center, Epsom, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born on Mother’s Day, May 11, 1947, in Hanover, Jeanne was the second daughter of the late LeVern H. and Doris (Leach) Buzzell. Jeanne grew up in West …

Donald C. Berwick

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Brandon, Fla. — Donald C. Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Donald was born July 31, 1932, in Lawrence, Mass. In 1937 along with his family, he moved to Plainfield, N.H., where he attended grammar school. In 1945 Donald enrolled at the Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H.,from which he graduated in …

Pamela J. White

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Pamela J. White, 57, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 28, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Edith Mildred Lupien

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Edith Mildred Lupien, 90, died Thursday, Feb. 26 at Valley Terrace in White River Jct, Vt. She was born in Springfield, Vt., on the 26th of March, 1924, the ninth child of Effie Maclean Robinson and John Robinson. She attended public schools in Springfield, graduated …

Mildred R. Lupien

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Mildred R. Lupien, 90, died Thursday evening, Feb. 26, at the Valley Terrace in White River Jct., Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Joseph H. Sears, Jr.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph H. Sears, Jr., 70, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A funeral will be held at the funeral home …

Joseph Michael Conlon

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Michael Conlon, 46, of Enfield, passed away late Wednesday evening, Feb. 25, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born in New Haven, Conn. on Aug. 22, 1968, a son of Joseph T. and Judith (Marchitto) Conlon and resided in West …

Barbara D. Hawthorne

Saturday, February 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara D. Hawthorne was born June 7, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio to William Aldrew Dougherty Jr. and Ruth (Sprankle) Dougherty, and died in Lebanon, N.H. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. She lived in Scarsdale, N.Y. as a teenager. She graduated from Oberlin College with …

Deborah Ann “Debbie” Hurd

Friday, February 27, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Deborah Ann “Debbie” Hurd, 55, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Debbie was born Feb. 8, 1959, in Hartford, Vt. a daughter of Vance and Madeleine (Spaulding) Hurd. She graduated from Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, Conn. in …

Bettyann Abbott

Friday, February 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Bettyann Abbott of Pine Hill Mobile Home Park, Claremont, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Horace and Hazel Cheever of Cornish, N.H. and has one brother, Eugene Cheever of …

Donald Charles Berwick

Friday, February 27, 2015

Brandon, Fla. — Donald Charles Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans hospital in Tampa, Fla. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

John R. De Palma

Friday, February 27, 2015

East Plainfield, N.H. — John R. De Palma, 88, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …